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P&L: Priorities & Lifestyle Episode 41

  P&L: Priorities & Lifestyle Episode 41 - Performance, Pain, and Purpose with David Rutherford   Listen Now!        David Rutherford is the owner, Lead Instructor, and Curriculum Developer of Froglogic...

P&L: Priorities & Lifestyle Episode 40

 P&L: Priorities & Lifestyle Episode 40 –   The Future is Web 3.0 with Hamiz Mushtaq Awan                           Listen Now!        Hamiz Mushtaq Awan is the founder of Plutus21 Capital, a...

P&L: Priorities & Lifestyle Episode 39

 P&L: Priorities & Lifestyle Episode 39 –  How Schulz Wealth Makes Long-term Decisions in This Economy with Austin Smith                          Listen Now!        The current state of the economy is...

Selecting Your Financial “Chief of Staff”

Making Financial Planning Decisions as a Business Owner   Financial planning decisions do not live in a silo, so neither should the professionals helping you, as a business owner, make those decisions. These days, there are financial...

Schulz Wealth Economic Overview - Q2 2022 - Updated

Schulz Wealth Economic Overview – Q2 2022 As the year has rolled on, current inflation levels have become the most prominent overhanging fear in the economy. Inflation is 9% for the first time since the 70s and 80s, and the more significant...

Loan Forgiveness

By now, most of you have heard about the Student Loan Relief Plan announced by the Biden administration. There are varying opinions on the announcement, but from my experience, for many, loans encourage poor decision-making when we don’t have to...

Schulz Wealth Economic Overview - Q2 2022

Schulz Wealth Economic Overview – Q2 2022 As the year has rolled on, current inflation levels have become the most prominent overhanging fear in the economy. Inflation is 9% for the first time since the 70s and 80s, and the more significant...

Thoughts on Things on Thursday | 02.10.2022

Human creativity is the secret ingredient of capitalism. Entrepreneurs and companies create new products, ideas, and ways of getting things done for the future with the knowledge and capital they have in the present. This process creates wealth...

Economic Overview Q1 2022: Inflation

Rob’s Thoughts on Inflation: For my entire 30-year professional career, inflation has never been a factor. I have endured five bear markets, yet the peril of high inflation has not been a consideration for my clients ever until this year....

The 7 Steps to Personal Financial Success

  I have had the opportunity to help many people gain personal financial success over the last quarter decade. It’s been a great ride, and I continue to be inspired by their achievements. How did they do it? I think these seven steps were a key...

Bucket #3: Retirement Planning

  Bucket number 3 is money for retirement. This is a bucket we all hope to get started on as soon as possible. Getting started with bucket number 3 at an earlier age allows us to invest more aggressively in order to take maximum advantage of our...

Bucket #2: Strategic Planning

  Bucket number two is used for intermediate term goals. Intermediate term goals are different and unique, depending on your specific needs. Younger professionals my have an intermediate term goal of buying their first home, while others may be...

Bucket #1: Savings

Money we have in bucket number one is for rather near term financial goals. Because of the short horizon to these goals, they should be invested in a safe manner. An example for shorter term goal would be planning a big overseas trip, or maybe...

Your Money From a Different Perspective

  This is the first article in a multi part series centered around a different (and hopefully easier) way to think about your financial goals from an overview perspective. When thinking about our financial goals, it is often much easier to think...

Align Spending with Values

I have the opportunity to review client spending patterns regularly, and it’s one of the most important exercises in our client process. Very few of us voluntarily want to discuss spending on a line item by line item basis, but our clients have...

Making Good Housing Choices

For many of us, our house represents a significant portion of our net worth and mortgage payments dominate our monthly cash flow obligations. Therefore, the way we purchase and finance our homes can impact our finances for decades. Ideally, it...

Kid Allowance Do's and Don'ts

Putting your child on an allowance is a critical step towards their eventual financial independence. It’s important to keep this future goal in mind when devising an allowance strategy. The idea is for our kids to already have some money...

Disposable Income is a Dangerous Concept

Disposable is a terrible descriptor for excess income. If we’re not careful, the excess income we earn over what we need can become a trap. More often than not, we’re going to spend excess money on something. If we’re lucky, it’s a one time...

Need Help Prioritizing Debt for Payoff? Let Me Help

In America, paying down debt is a rite of passage. Most of us at one point or another have felt the suffocating effects of too much debt. Deleveraging can be a long and complicated process, but it’s necessary if we want to achieve personal...